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Helena Bonham Carter & Tim Burton Split After 13 Years Together

Helena Bonham Carter & Tim Burton Split After 13 Years Together

Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton have split after thirteen years together.

The couple “separated amicably earlier this year and have continued to be friends and co-parent their children. We would ask that you respect their privacy and that of their children during this time,” a rep for the 48-year-old actress said (via People).

The couple, who never married, met on the set of his 2001 film Planet of the Apes. They have two children together, Billy, 11, and Nell, 7.

Tim, 56, has frequently cast Helena in his movies. She’s had roles in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Alice in Wonderland and Dark Shadows.

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  • Myskina

    So sad

  • Louise

    WOW.. I did not see that coming.

  • Scarlett

    Oh sad. They seemed like they had it all worked out.

  • http://rememberingthedesireisprivate.blogspot.com/ 🎄GFW🎄

    They do. Even their amicable divorce and child sharing. They’ll remain good friends. They were one of The coolest couples, like, ever.

  • Gala

    So Sad , i love Helenna ,she is one of my favorite actress

  • Susan Marchi

    They never married.

  • Susan Marchi

    Guess she won’t be getting much work now….

  • Barry

    Big Eyes is Burton’s first movie without Helena Bonham Carter since (the awful) Planet of the Apes.
    Now, we know why.

  • alex

    I’m very sad for they.I wish they many beauty things and friendship for they children……

  • Amelie Summer

    next Anne Hathaway will filled for divorce shulman, then Tim Burton can hookup Anne Hathaway

  • http://rememberingthedesireisprivate.blogspot.com/ 🎄GFW🎄

    I realize that, not technically. But, can we please be reasonable here? The fact is they’ve been together longer than most normal folks who do marry outside that business. It is a partnership of the hearts, pretty much the same thing without legalities.

  • aquarius

    Seriously? I don’t think so. There was no part suitable for Helena in Big Eyes. One has nothing to do with the other. Frankly she’s too good an actress not to do more projects outside the Burton universe which is tired and stale.

  • Jean Morel

    Spoken like a true ignorant.
    Number of Burton films Helena has been in since 2001: 7
    Number of non-Burton films during that same period: 24

  • Stacey

    What a shame they seem like they were made for each other.

  • LittleDistraction

    its not sad relationships end and good they know enough to move forward ..and if they can and its their relationship? everyone else ? ..come on lets move on….this way ..lets go laugh at George Clooney :D

  • Bob

    I love those two wacky kids and am sorry they didn’t last.

  • Bob

    She’s not Blake Lively, she’s an accomplished actor with many accolades, nominations and awards….waaaay before Tim.

  • Susan Marchi

    No……not really!

  • Susan Marchi

    Aren’t you pleasant….

  • Jean Morel

    You’re one to talk…